Safety in numbers
- Online Shopping Is Soaring, But Buyers Must Be On Guard. GOLDSBOROUGH, REID // Community College Week;5/17/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 20, p24
The article reports on the results of a customer satisfaction survey that was released by ForeSee Results in the U.S. in 2010 concerning the issue of trust in the effectiveness of electronic (e)-commerce. Results indicated that the top e-retailer since 2006 is Netflix Inc., followed by...
- Rest assured. Lorinc, John // CA Magazine;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p16
Presents information on how credit card numbers can find their way into general circulation while focusing on KPMG Peat Marwick principal John van Ruth an accountant. Reference to several examples; Information on a service to provide privacy on the Web by CA WebTrust; Where the service was...
- Keeping your credit report clean. Cox, Charles // Overdrive;Nov97, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p29
Gives advice on avoiding credit card fraud. Security in keeping credit card and account information private; Comparison of receipts with statement; Inspection of file once a year.
- Preventing credit card forgery. // USA Today Magazine;Apr94, Vol. 122 Issue 2587, p7
Focuses on the development of a technique that could eliminate majority of credit card fraud in the United States. Discovery of magnetic signature identifiable electronically by Ronald S. Indeck and Marcel W. Muller; Mechanism of identification of electronic fingerprints of objects carrying...
- Rip-offs rise with growing credit-card usage. Redmond, Jack // Inside Tucson Business;07/28/97, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p24
Advises businesses on how to prevent rip-offs from credit card swindlers and scam artists. Includes training employees to key in on anything suspicious in the caller's tone of voice; Asking for the cardholder's billing address and day and evening phone numbers; Double checking post office box...
- Avoiding credit card fraud. Anthony, J. // Consumers' Research Magazine;May88, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p23
Several ways to be victimized by credit card fraud; Lost or stolen cards; How your credit card is misused by using a discarded carbon or by charging on your credit card by phone; Double imprinting; Counterfeit cards; Limited liability of owner; Bank machines; Preventive measures to avoid...
- A magnetic `fingerprint' will put credit card forgers out of business... // Consumers' Research Magazine;Feb94, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p41
Highlights the work of researchers who have invented a new technique to identify any device carrying magnetic information. Possible impact of this technique on credit card forgeries; The magnetic signature on a card's magnetic stripe; Telephone number for more information.
- Preventing credit card crime. Ballard, Michael // Canadian Banker;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p34
Presents tips from the Canadian Bankers Association on how to avoid credit card fraud. Includes warning against leaving the card unattended at work and in other places; Need to report stolen or lost card immediately; Importance of writing down a list of one's credit cards and their numbers.
- Canadian invents method of cutting credit-card fraud. // Canadian Banker;Sep/Oct95, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p7
Reports on the invention by a Canadian of a system against credit card fraud. Claims by the inventor that his system could replace more expensive method of reducing such fraud; Mechanics of the said anti-credit card fraud method.